Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken

Healthy eating doesn’t need to be complicated. Every savvy Mom should have a few one pot meals or crock pot dishes in their cooking arsenal. This crock pot Santa Fe Chicken is so easy to throw together in the morning and enjoy after a long day. Change up the ingredients to suit your crew, serve…

DIY Baked Chicken Strips

Hey guys! It’s time once again for Healthy Food Friday! My kids love chicken fingers, but the store bought frozen ones are full of preservatives, and the fast food ones are fried. So today I’m sharing with you my recipe for do-it-yourself baked chicken strips: [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid”…

Roasted Sweet Potato Medallions

We love sweet potatoes in our house, but since I try to watch the amount of starchy vegetables I eat I opt for these small medallions. Preparation is simple and the oven caramelizes the natural sugars in these sweet potatoes so they don’t even need brown sugar. Whether you are feeding a whole crowd, or…

Roasted Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes

  When someone tells me they don’t like a certain vegetable, I always challenge them to try it roasted before ruling it out forever.  Roasting brings out amazing flavors while maintaining a pleasing texture.  The general recipe is to cut veggies into uniform sizes, spritz with olive oil, roast at 400 for 15-20 minutes, then…

Dole California Cookoff Twitter Party

Appetizers. Eating smaller portions of food, such as appetizers, are a great way to eat healthier WITHOUT compromising on taste. Appetizers are not necessarily low-fat or low-calorie, but they are smaller servings. So in keeping with that theme, Dole has decided to host the 2nd Annual California Cookoff and fly three contestants to Los Angeles…

Beef and Veggie Ginger Stir Fry

One of my biggest struggles is getting my husband to eat veggies. For him, veggies is the lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles on his burger. His biggest complaint is that veggies are bland and don’t have much flavor. While I disagree with him, I have had great success with getting him to eat his veggies…